Centre Wellington Alliance for Good Food

The Alliance was formed in 2015 to further the Good Food Principles in our community. The Alliance’s founding partners are the Centre Wellington Social Justice Group and the Centre Wellington Food Bank.We are a Good Food Organization. The Good Food Principles are as follows: We take action from the individual to the systemic level We…

Women’s Community Lunch

The Women’s Community Lunch program started with a $15,000 grant from the Women’s College Hospital Women’s XChange. We know that for people with low income, social isolation can be a serious issue. We also know that social isolation and loneliness contribute to poor health in many ways. For more information about the Women’s Community Lunch…

Green Thumb Forum

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 – 13:00 to 16:00 Beat the winter blues with a Green Thumb Forum! to be held at KW Habilitiation, 99 Ottawa Street S, Kitchener, ON. Space is limited. Reserve a spot with EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/green-thumb-forum-tickets-19949976918

St. James Community Garden, Fergus

Since 2012, our Community Garden is a communal garden open to members of the community. If you, or anyone you know, is interested in planting, maintaining and harvesting your own vegetables, fruit or flowers this year, contact Tammy Rutherford (trutherford111574@hotmail.com) or 519-820-2532. “

Food and Social Connectivity Report

The Centre Wellington Social Justice Group is developing a food & social connectivity strategy to reduce food insecurity and increase social cohesion in our community. The purpose of this strategy is increase the number of Centre Wellington residents who have physical and economic access to adequate amounts of nutritious, safe and culturally acceptable food in…

Food For Thought

The Centre Wellington Social Justice Group identified local food access and security as a priority area. We wanted to engage the local community in a conversation about food security, food access and local food, to identify: what is happening in the community, ways to build on the current successes, and how to remove barriers to…

Report on Household Food Insecurity

In a new report on household food insecurity, it is concluded that that despite Canada’s economic recovery, the number of Canadians struggling to put food on the table because of food insecurity is not abating. In fact, the problem appears to have persisted or grown in every province and territory. Four million Canadians, including 1.15…